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Boneyarn: New York Slavery Poems

Digital Event
February 2: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event

The oldest and largest slave cemetery in the United States is located in the shadow of Wall Street. Actor and poet David Mills reads from and discusses his award-winning poetry collection, Boneyarn, featuring groundbreaking poems about slavery in New York City, a topic rarely addressed.

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About David Mills

David Mills holds MFAs from both New York University and Warren Wilson College and is a cum laude graduate of Yale University. He’s published two full-length poetry collections in addition to Boneyarn: The Dream Detective and The Sudden Country, a book prize finalist.

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Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
Website:
www.brookslibraryvt.org

Organizer

Starr LaTronica
Phone:
(802) 254-5290